Dr. McBride is a pioneer in the lipids field and co-authored the cholesterol recommendations and guidelines for children for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). He participated in the critique and editing process of The Adventures in Cholesterol.
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Professor of Medicine & Family Medicine
Director, WiNHR and MARCH
Director, UWSMPH Alumni Relations
Associate Director, Preventive Cardiology
608-262-9088 / 608-263-0405 (fax)
Interviewed December 8, 2015
Dr. McBride co-directs a comprehensive clinical preventive cardiology program with more than 20 professional staff members. The program includes inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation, a busy preventive cardiology/cholesterol clinic (one of the first in the U.S.), a diabetes prevention program, and many other clinical initiatives for people at risk for cardiovascular disease. Working with the American Heart Association and the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. McBride was a leader in developing and implementing statewide teaching programs on cholesterol screening and management and smoking cessation for physicians, nurses, dietitians and physician’s assistants. Dr. McBride is the recipient of 11 local and national teaching awards, including a prestigious Distinguished Education Award from the University of Wisconsin.